Science, Business, Technology

March 28, 2020

SpaceX to carry cargo to the Moon

Source: SpaceX

The List

  • NASA has selected SpaceX to deliver cargo, supplies, and experiments to a Lunar Gateway station in the lunar orbit.
  • SpaceX will employ an updated "Dragon" rocket called "Dragon XL".
  • NASA is ready to dedicate up to $7 billion for the entire duration of the contract of 15 years.
  • This contract is significant in NASA's Artemis program.
  • The program is aiming to land the people on the Moon again by 2024, including the first woman to land the Moon.

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